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(31 Posts)
girl2013sep Sun 05-May-13 14:07:26

here's our list..


Thoughts please!

farmersdaughter Sun 05-May-13 14:09:24

I love Iona, but as long as your surname isn't field or such like. wink

OrangeFootedScrubfowl Sun 05-May-13 14:14:50

Iris or Iona. smile

Bowlersarm Sun 05-May-13 14:15:34

Love Iona

fussychica Sun 05-May-13 14:19:56

All lovely (though Luna is a bit out there) so whatever goes best with your surname. Lyra & Iris personal favourites.

DoodleAlley Sun 05-May-13 14:23:29

I like Esme

DoodleAlley Sun 05-May-13 14:24:49

Luna sounds a shade too close to looney in my book but kids will always find a reason to mock so if you like it go with it

StrangeGlue Sun 05-May-13 14:33:57

Iris or esme

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Sun 05-May-13 14:35:25

Lyra or Esme. Don't like Iona much.

MummyBurrows Sun 05-May-13 15:05:11

Luna or Esme get my vote (regardless of whether its ez-mee or ez-may you want) smile

drinkyourmilk Sun 05-May-13 15:06:35

Love iris

Essexgirlupnorth Sun 05-May-13 15:16:48

Like all of them apart from Luna. Lyra is on my list for a girl.

LittleDirewolfBitJoffrey Sun 05-May-13 15:19:17

Luna. Is the most interesting.

CreatureRetorts Sun 05-May-13 15:22:54

Iris or Lyra.

Say them out loud in full.

Eskino Sun 05-May-13 15:37:57

Iris or Lyra too.

I had them both on our shortlist. In the end we chose the only name we felt surpassed those two. I think I would go for Lyra actually.

HeffalumpTheFlump Sun 05-May-13 16:23:52

I love Lyra smile

Alisvolatpropiis Sun 05-May-13 16:36:38

Lyra is lovely.

TheRealFellatio Sun 05-May-13 16:41:45

Not wild about Lyra but I love all the rest. I'd go for Luna.

TheRealFellatio Sun 05-May-13 16:41:56

Not wild about Lyra but I love all the rest. I'd go for Luna.

Kaekae Sun 05-May-13 16:42:19

Iris for me. smile

TheRealFellatio Sun 05-May-13 16:42:41

Although on second thoughts I can see the potential for teasing and cries of 'Loonie' so I'm changing my mind to Iris.

Still18atheart Sun 05-May-13 16:55:27

In order of preference

Iona - favourite
Esme - yes
Iris - yes
Luna - It's ok
Lyra - no lycra

KitNCaboodle Sun 05-May-13 18:18:42

Iris for me

telsa Sun 05-May-13 19:26:25

Iona, Esme and Luna....all very gorgeous and uncommon and dreamy/elegant. Lyra...nah, too like Lycra or Liar. And Iris, is rather sharp, and horrid and overused in my opinion.

pinkandsparklytoo Sun 05-May-13 19:34:46

I have a friend with daughters with two of your names. Her third daughter is Vida.

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